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Selected poems from Satori

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The Quiet at the end of the Ride

The California Quartet–It’s been a long journey from Coachella to  Sacramento. From Eddie in The City to Vincent in the Speaker’s office smoking that cigar; from Ricky’s exodus out of the Valley to Cal to Beast’s blood rituals, it’s been … Continue reading

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The World Out of Whack: from Pig Iron Magazine, # 18, 1992

This is the Introduction to Pig Iron 18, published in 1992. I’m posting in response to Molly Best Tinsley’s reaction to the Republican Senate’s finding that Humans have not caused climate change. Molly’s observation is that her garden thinks it’s … Continue reading

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Readings from Satori

Saint Teresa in Ecstasy Gingerbread Boy Painted Interior In Memory of MC Escher    

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Gabriela and The Widow–Montaigne Medal Finalist

I received this today from the Eric Hoffer Award panel: Dear Author/Publisher: Congratulations. As part of the Eric Hoffer Award, your book (Gabriela and The Widow, my emphasis)  was nominated for the Montaigne Medal. Your book is still on track … Continue reading

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Writing the Way I See It

Writing the Way I See It ©2014 by Jack Remick (Note: I wrote this essay for a German e-zine called Haute Culture. They wanted something about the origin of The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery and a little bit about … Continue reading

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Gabriela and The Widow: Wins–“Best Women’s Fiction”

Dear Jack,   A warm welcome and congratulations to our 2nd Annual Hall of Fame finalists.    Your book “Gabriela and the Widow” is a finalist for “Best Women’s Fiction”.   To visit the book expo, please go to http://orangeberrybooktours.com/expo/  To visit all Hall of … Continue reading

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Press Release for The Book of Changes

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Catherine Treadgold Publisher Coffeetown Press PO Box 70515 Seattle, WA 98127 206-414-7673 Catherine@CoffeetownPress.ComCoffeetownPress.com Coffeetown Announces the October Release of Jack Remick’s Novel about Berkeley in the 70s, The Book of Changes Seattle, WA.— On October … Continue reading

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The Book of Changes coming from Coffeetown Press

The Book of Changes, the third volume of The California Quartet, is in the chute and should arrive sometime in October, 2013. Here’s what you’ll get: The Book of Changes: (coming in October 2013 from Coffeetown Press.) “Beast” is a … Continue reading

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Heritage Writers Conference, May 18, 2013

http://heritagewriters.tripod.com/spring-workshop.html I’ll be the keynote speaker at this conference on May 18. I’ll be running these two work shops as well: Story, Structure, Style First and Lasts, Characters and Their Objects      

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